Breast Cancer Quiz: Trivia Questions! Test

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Breast Cancer Quizzes & Trivia

Breast cancer quiz: trivia questions test. Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancer types in women and is easy to treat if detected early. Most cancers are as a result of cells growing abnormally as a result of estrogen exposure. Did you know that even men can get breast cancer? This quiz will help you add to what you already know about the disease. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ACS guidelines for how often women should get mammograms include:
    • A. 

      Ages 40 to 44 are optional every 1 year.

    • B. 

      Ages 45 to 54 are annually.

    • C. 

      Ages > 55 are every 2 years.

    • D. 

      Annually after the age of 40.

    • E. 

      Ages 40 to 49 is an individual decision.

  • 2. 
    NCCN guidelines for how often women should get mammograms include:
    • A. 

      Ages 40 to 44 are optional every year

    • B. 

      Ages 40 to 44 are annually

    • C. 

      Ages > 55 are every 2 years

    • D. 

      Ages 40 and above are annually

    • E. 

      Ages 50 to 74 are every 2 years

  • 3. 
    USPTF screening recommendations suggest women get mammograms at what age?
    • A. 

      Ages 40 to 49 is an individual decision

    • B. 

      Ages 50 to 74 should get one every year

    • C. 

      Ages 40 and above should get one annually

    • D. 

      Ages 55 and above should get one every 2 years

    • E. 

      Ages 40 to 44 are optional every year

  • 4. 
    Which guideline recommends clinical breast exams?
    • A. 

      NCCN

    • B. 

      ACS

    • C. 

      USPTF

    • D. 

      None of them do.

  • 5. 
    Which guideline does not provide any information on breast awareness?
    • A. 

      USPTF

    • B. 

      NCCN

    • C. 

      ACS

    • D. 

      They all do.

  • 6. 
    Mammograms are a great screening for patients of all ages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which is a benign breast disease that increases the risk of breast cancer by 4 times?
    • A. 

      Atypical hyperplasia

    • B. 

      Proliferative, no atypia

    • C. 

      Nonproliferative

    • D. 

      All increase the risk by 4 times.

  • 8. 
    What is the gene that, when mutated, increases the risk for breast cancer?
  • 9. 
    Select all that are risk factors for breast cancer:
    • A. 

      Early menarche (

    • B. 

      Nuliparity

    • C. 

      Late menopause (>54 years old)

    • D. 

      No previous chest irradiation

    • E. 

      Young age

    • F. 

      Increased breast density

  • 10. 
    Select all that are true for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS).
    • A. 

      It is Stage 0 in breast cancer

    • B. 

      It has pre-malignant lesions

    • C. 

      Lumpectomy with XRT is the preferred therapy

    • D. 

      It is not a pre-malignant lesion

    • E. 

      It is Stage I in breast cancer

  • 11. 
    Infiltrating ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A tumor that is ____ and has no axillary node involvement has a favorable prognosis.
    • A. 

      < 2cm

    • B. 

      < 1cm

    • C. 

      < 3 cm

    • D. 

      < 4cm

    • E. 

      < 5cm

  • 13. 
    A tumor that is ______ and has no axillary involvement has a poorer prognosis.
    • A. 

      > 5cm

    • B. 

      >4 cm

    • C. 

      > 3cm

    • D. 

      > 2cm

    • E. 

      > 6cm

  • 14. 
    The size of the primary tumor is the most important prognostic factor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the cutoff for how many involved lymph nodes a patient can have before the survival rate starts decreasing?
    • A. 

      3 nodes

    • B. 

      2 nodes

    • C. 

      4 nodes

    • D. 

      5 nodes

  • 16. 
    ER/PR positive tumors will respond to endocrine therapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which comprehensive database is the only one that predicts who will respond to chemotherapy?
    • A. 

      Oncotype DX

    • B. 

      Adjuvant! Online

    • C. 

      MammaPrint

    • D. 

      PAM50

  • 18. 
    Whether the patient gets a full mastectomy, a segmental or partial mastectomy, or a lumpectomy, survival is the same so surgery is patient preference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Modified radical mastectomy must always be followed by radiation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Sentinal lymph node is biopsied to check for node involvement because it is the first node that receives lymph fluid from the tumor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Regardless if the patient is hormone receptor-positive or negative, HER2-positive tumors that are greater than 1cm or are node-positive should have what on board for therapy?
    • A. 

      Trastuzumab

    • B. 

      Bortezomib

    • C. 

      Bleomycin

    • D. 

      Mesna

  • 22. 
    Patients who are ER+/PR+ should always receive endocrine therapy prior to chemo.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Neoadjuvant chemotherapy should always include an anthracycline +/- a taxane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of these drugs is an anthracycline?
    • A. 

      Doxorubicin

    • B. 

      Epirubicin

    • C. 

      Irinotecan

    • D. 

      Ifosfamide

    • E. 

      Cyclophosphamide

  • 25. 
    Which of these drugs is a taxane?
    • A. 

      Eribulin

    • B. 

      Paclitaxel

    • C. 

      Docetaxel

    • D. 

      Vinblastine

    • E. 

      Vincristine